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Sunday, August 30, 2015

JazzCharlie Haden and Gonzalo Rubalcaba, “Tokyo Adagio.” (Impulse). Sublime – as much, in its way, as Haden’s duets with Keith Jarrett. Once upon a time before Cuba became... Read More

Sunday, August 30, 2015

RockThe Sword, High Country (Razor & Tie) It’s strange to think of Austin’s the Sword as elder statesmen of the the “stoner metal” movement, but at this point, a... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Hip-HopDr. DreCompton[Aftermath/Interscope]3 stars“Compton” arrives not so much as “the album Dr. Dre absolutely needed to make at this particular point in time,” but... Read More

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

ClassicalAmerican OriginalsCincinnati Pops OrchestraJohn Morris Russell, conductor[Fanfare Cincinnati]Three starsThe Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s new principal pops conductor has energy to... Read More

Saturday, August 15, 2015

RockLed Zeppelin, “Presence; In Through the Out Door; Coda – Deluxe Expanded Editions” (Swan Song/Atlantic; CD/Vinyl). The last batch of guitarist/producer Jimmy Page’s... Read More

Thursday, August 13, 2015

FolkJackson C. FrankThe Complete Recordings[BadaBing, three discs]4 starsThe long wait is over. Justice, at long last, is being done. The prophet is no longer without honor in his own country.The... Read More

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Hip-hopMigosYung Rich Nation[Quality Control Music]∆∆This Atlanta trio is riding a substantial buzz, based on the 2013 single “Versace” and its follow-up, 2014’s... Read More

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

ClassicalTenor Tenore!French and Italian Opera AriasYinjia Gong, tenor[BIS Records]Three starsYinjia Gong grew up in mainland China, where his grandfather worked for the Peking Opera. He came to love... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Hip-hopMigosYung Rich Nation[Quality Control Music]2 starsThis Atlanta trio is riding a substantial buzz, based on the 2013 single “Versace” and its follow-up, 2014’s... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Sunday, August 9, 2015

Funk Rock Candy Funk Party "Groove Is King" [J&R Adventures] 4 stars This incredibly funky outfit may have started as a simple side-project for its most famous member, blues-rock... Read More

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